Crossing the desert

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Chinese Grand Prix - Race Day - Shanghai, China

Although McLaren-Honda has been steadily improving since the 2015 season kicked off, both MP4-30s remain a long way back, as highlighted by Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button finishing P12 and P14 in Shanghai. And with Honda’s next upgrade only scheduled for next month’s Spanish Grand Prix, the Woking-based team is probably bracing itself for another tough outing in Bahrain this weekend.